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Polytela cliens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)

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Similiar species:
Polytela Guenée, 1852 species known from India
Polytela chrysospila Walker, 1865
Polytela cliens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)
Polytela florigera Guenée, 1852
Polytela gloriosae (Fabricius, 1775)
  1. OD: Euphasia ? cliens Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (4): pl. 108, f. 48. Plate at
  2. Glottula orientalis Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 168; TL: Nilgiris. Text at
  3. Polytela cliens tanit Rungs, 1972; Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (3) 46: 676; TL: Mauritania, Coppolani, north of Nouak Cholt. Text at
  4. Komal, J., Shashank, P.R., Sondhi, S., Madan S., Sondhi, Y., Meshram, N.M., Anooj, S.S. 2021. Moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera) of Delhi, India: An illustrated checklist based on museum specimens and surveys. Biodiversity Data Journal 9: e73997. Pl. 23f. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Polytela cliens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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